Exercise and bone health

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] From our 40s onwards, our bones gradually lose their density as a natural part of…

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Women and heart disease

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] Did you know that women are three times more likely to die of heart disease than…

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'I started bleeding after the menopause'

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] Gabrielle Neal discovered she had womb cancer at the age of 58. Thankfully,…

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Menopause: five self-help tips

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] The menopause can make you feel as if you're not in control of your own body, but…

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Sex after hysterectomy

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] Having a hysterectomy doesn't mean the end of having sex. Find out how a…

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Beat the bloat

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] Get rid of bloating by cutting out fizzy drinks and foods that cause wind. Sit…

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IVF explained

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is the best treatment for certain kinds of fertility…

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Breast cancer awareness

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] Knowing what your breasts look and feel like, and checking them regularly, can…

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Should you cut out bread to stop bloating?

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] Is eating bread giving you bloating and other digestive symptoms? If so, you could…

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'My search for a back pain cure'

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] Vicky Joseph's back pain started while she was on a training walk, preparing for…

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'My lung cancer diagnosis and recovery'

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] Lorraine Williamson, who was diagnosed with lung cancer when she was 46, knows…

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Sex after the menopause

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] When the menopause hits, so can a variety of sexual problems. But don't despair,…

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Cosmetic surgery: is it right for you?

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] Having cosmetic surgery, such as breast implants or rhinoplasty (nose job), is a…

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Home remedies for common conditions

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] Common health complaints, such as coughs, colds and headaches, account for one out…

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Eating disorders: advice for parents

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] If your child develops an eating disorder, you may feel unsure how to help and how…

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Life with osteoarthritis

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] Kathleen Smith from Willenhall, West Midlands, has lived with osteoarthritis for…

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'I lost five stone for my 40th'

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] After a lifetime of being overweight, Suzanne Hallam developed arthritis. It made…

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The risks of drinking too much

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] Most people who have alcohol-related health problems aren't alcoholics. They're…

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Women: dying for a drink

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] Mark Holmes, an alcohol liaison nurse at Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham,…

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Sex as you get older

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] Your sex life might change as you get older, but that doesn't mean it has to…

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Safer sex for over-50s

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are not just a problem for young people:…

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'How I beat urge incontinence'

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] Nurse Debbie Flynn started getting sudden, strong urges to rush to the toilet…

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'My life with Crohn's disease'

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] Carrie Grant has had the potentially life-threatening bowel condition Crohn's…

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'My mastectomy and breast reconstruction'

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] Pauline Polley, from Dorset, had a mastectomy after she was diagnosed with breast…

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Talking to your teenager about sex

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] Most teenagers would like to talk to their parents or carer about relationships…

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The risks of gum disease

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[Original article on NHS Choices website] The state of your teeth affects your overall health. Gum disease is linked to lots…

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